The prince in Snow White is so bland, he doesn't even get a first name.
How strange to hear “Feel Like Going Home” in 1948 after years of the bland pop on the Hit Parade.
Iran had issued a bland five-page document that scarcely mentioned the nuclear issue.
We need a Marty to come and challenge our Ryan Seacrest-ian obsession with bland physical perfection.
In other words, most of these women were not bland, inoffensive “sweater gays”; they were RuPaul.
He could hear the Chinaman talking in his bland way to the villains.
Who art thou that talkest so freely of cracking the head of Arthur a bland?
He was bent on finding out where M'Cormick lived, and on making the acquaintance of that bland individual.
But he controlled his features, and maintained a placid, bland expression.
The door opened at this moment, and the bland butler announced that the "Gentleman's supper was served."
1660s, from Italian blando "delicate," or Old French bland "flattering, complimentary," both from Latin blandus "smooth-talking, flattering, alluring," perhaps from PIE *mlad-, nasalized variant of *meld-, extended form of root *mel- (see melt). Related: Blandly; blandness. Latin also had blandiloquentulus "flattering in speech," which might have yielded a useful English *blandiloquent.